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Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean


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Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean

Muted with oil, the tumbling beans become eerily silent. A master roaster watches, knowing that if he pushes them a second too long, they'll burst into flame. White smoke hangs down as the glistening beans turn ebony. This is French Roast, and you can't roast it darker. Straightforward, light-bodied with low acidity, and immensely popular since 1971, our darkest roast is adored for its intense smokiness.

Roast:
Blonde Medium Dark

Full-Bodied & Bold

Tasting Notes Intense & Smoky

Region multi-region

Recipe for great coffee

  1. Use cold, filtered water and a clean machine.
  2. Grind beans just before brewing:
    • Coarse for coffee press
    • Medium for automatic drip
  3. Measure 2 tbsp (10 g) ground coffee for every 6 fl oz (180 ml) water.

To help preserve that fresh flavor, keep this bag sealed tight in a cabinet (not in the refrigerator) and brew within a week of opening.

Each coffee requires slightly different amounts of time and temperature during the roasting process to create a cup at its peak of aroma, acidity, body and flavor. We classify our coffees in three roast profiles so you can easily find your desired flavor and intensity.

  • Blonde: Blonde-roasted coffees have a shorter roast time, lighter body and mellow flavors.
  • Medium: Medium-roasted coffees are balanced with smooth and rich flavors.
  • Dark: Dark-roasted coffees feature a fuller body and robust, bold flavors.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean
 
4.8

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 40 customers

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5.0

Just right

By Sally

from Millersport Ohio

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

Use it with my new pour over and make a perfect cup of coffee every time

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5.0

I always use this for espresso maker

By Coffee lover

from Atlanta, GA

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

Bold and strong enough for making of my morning mochas
Great flavor

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5.0

Always my first choice

By Ken B.

from Jacksonville, Florida

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

This French Roast has been my go-to coffee for years. I've been grinding my own beans since about 1995 and started using a press a couple of years ago. I absolutely love the smoothness of this coffee.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love it!

By Geri

from La Jolla CA

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

I loved the coffee but didn't get the second choice of Espresso Roast.

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5.0

all-time fave

By ace

from nyc

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

cant start my day without it, the true gold standard of coffee

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5.0

Excellent smooth full bodied flavor

By Andy K

from Aurora Colorado

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

The french roast is so very smooth that you have to really enjoy every drop just to prove to yourself that it is not a mirage of flavors.

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5.0

Darn good coffee

By Raptor Dude

from Akron, Ohio

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

I start every day with a large travel mug ... it brightens my morning.

Go CAV's!

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5.0

fabulous

By lotto100

from Nashville, TN

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Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

Perfect for expresso and drip

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5.0

Excellent and Bold Flavor

By Sharon

from Tulsa, OK

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Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

My husband and I love Starbucks French Roast coffee. After grinding each day the aroma fills the kitchen with such a pleasant smell, and it is by far our favorite coffee. It has a bold, rich flavor with no bitterness. At Christmas we will get the Christmas blend to try, but the French Roast is our all year favorite.

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5.0

Great Coffee!

By Steve the coffee maker

from Phoenix, Arizona

Comments about Starbucks® French Roast, Whole Bean:

Strong flavor when brewed in our french press coffee maker!

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